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MICHAEL SCHENKER: New Studio Photos Posted Online

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) is scheduled to release a new album, "In the Midst Of Beauty", in April. The CD will feature returning MSG singer Gary Barden, drummer Simon Philips (THE WHO, TOTO), bassist Neil Murray (BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE) and keyboardist Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, OZZY OSBOURNE). A number of photos of Schenker, Airey, Siggi ...

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SODOM: More Tour Dates Announced

Veteran German thrashers SODOM have scheduled the following dates: Mar. 08 - Athens, Greece - March Metal Days Apr. 12 - Wieze, Belgium - Pestpop Festival Apr. 26 - Essen, Germany - Turock May 03 - Hauzenberg, Niederbayern, Germany - Walpurgis Metal Days May 30 - Zagreb, Croatia - Zagreb Metal Fest Jun. 21 - ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS: More Dates Announced

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker has scheduled the following UK dates under the MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS banner: Jan. 26 - Twist - Colchester, UK Feb. 05 - Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK Feb. 06 - Queens Hall - Nuneaton, UK Feb. 09 - Academy 3 - Manchester, UK Feb. 10 - Boardwalk - Sheffield, ...

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SODOM: 'City Of God' Video Posted Online

"City of God", the latest video from veteran German thrashers SODOM, is available for download at this location (MPG file; 69 MB). SODOM will make several festival appearances next year and is planning on releasing the second part of its "Lords of Depravity" DVD. Also in the works are reissues of some of ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: More UK Tour Dates Announced

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker has scheduled the following UK dates under the MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS banner: Jan. 10 - 12 Bar - Swindon, UK Jan. 11 - Limelight - Crewe, UK Jan. 12 - Riffs - Blackpool, UK Jan. 16 - Riga - Southend, UK Jan. 17 - Boom Boom Club - Sutton, ...

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Bassist NEIL MURRAY Will Not Tour With MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS

Bassist Neil Murray (BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE) has confirmed that he will play on the new album from MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), entitled "In the Midst of Beauty". Other musicians scheduled to appear on the effort include returning MSG singer Gary Barden, drummer Simon Philips (THE WHO, TOTO) and keyboardist Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, OZZY OSBOURNE). ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: More UK Dates Announced

Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker has scheduled the following UK dates under the MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS banner: Jan. 10 - 12 Bar - Swindon Jan. 11 - Limelight - Crewe Jan. 12 - Riffs - Blackpool Jan. 16 - Riga - Southend Jan. 17 - Boom Boom Club - Sutton Jan. 24 - Princess ...

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Singer GARY BARDEN Rejoins MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker is currently setting up a concert tour under the banner MICHAEL SCHENKER & FRIENDS. The trek will include stops in almost all of UK's rock clubs starting on January 10 and stretching as far as March. In other news, Schenker is planning to release a new MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) album ...

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FRANKIE BANALI's ZEPPELIN Tribute: Track-By-Track Breakdown

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has created a labor of love with his new CD (released under the FRANKIE BANALI & FRIENDS banner), entitled "24/7/365 - The Tribute to Led Zeppelin". Frankie invited many of his friends to join him on making a heartfelt tribute to his favorite drummer John Bonham and his band LED ...

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PEDESTRIANS OF BLUE Releases Debut Album

According to MelodicRock.com, Norwegian melodic and progressive hard rock band POB (PEDESTRIANS OF BLUE) will release its debut album, "Crossing Over", this week in Norway. The group has a distinctive sound often described as a mix of classic bands like QUEENSRŸCHE, TOTO and BLACK SABBATH. "Crossing Over" is said to be a concept ...

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DEEP PURPLE Cancels MOONDANCE JAM Appearance

DEEP PURPLE has cancelled its previously announced appearance at the Moondance Jam festival, set to take place July 11-14 in Walker, MN. According to a posting on the event's web site, DEEP PURPLE originally confirmed their participation in the event based on the fact they would be participating in a Canadian tour with DEF LEPPARD. ...

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DEF LEPPARD Confirmed For Minnesota's MOONDANCE JAM

DEF LEPPARD has been confirmed as one of the headliners of the Moondance Jam classic rock festival, set to take place July 11-14 in Walker, MN. DEF LEPPARD wll perform on July 11. Also scheduled to appear are LOVERBOY, THE NEW CARS, SMASHMOUTH, THE FIXX, MOODY BLUES and TOTO. For more information, visit

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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